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[audio]David Copperfield - Charles Dickens
LibriVox recording of "David Copperfield" by Charles Dickens, read by LibriVox Volunteers. "David Copperfield" or "The Personal History, Adventures, Experience and Observation of David Copperfield the Younger of Blunderstone Rookery" was first published in 1850. Like all except five of his works, it originally appeared in serial form. Many elements within the novel follow events in Dickens' own life, and it is probably the most autobiographical of all of his novels...
Keywords: LibriVox; audio books; Victorian novel; novel; Dickens
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[audio]Felix Holt, The Radical - George Eliot
"Harold Transome is a landowner who goes against his family's political tradition (much to his mother's distress), while Felix Holt is a sincere radical. The setting of the book, the 1832 parliament election, is used to discuss the social problems of that time. A secondary plot involves Esther Leon, the stepdaughter of a minister who is the real heiress to the Transome estate, with whom both Harold Transome and Felix Holt fall in love...
Keywords: Victorian novel; social novel; political novel
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[audio]David Copperfield - Charles Dickens
LibriVox recording of David Copperfield, by Charles Dickens. Read by Tadhg. The story is told almost entirely from the point of view of the first person narrator, David Copperfield himself, and was the first Dickens novel to be written as such a narration.The story deals with the life of David Copperfield from childhood to maturity.David's father had died six months before he was born, and seven years later, his mother remarries but David and his step-father don’t get on and he is sent to boar...
Keywords: audiobook; librivox; Dickens; Victorian novel; novel
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[audio]The Channings - Mrs. Henry Wood
LibriVox recording of The Channings by Mrs. Henry Wood. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers. This is a saga about life in a small town in England during the Victorian era. The "stars" of this saga are the Channings. Mr. Channing was ill and, because of his poverty, his six children have to work. Many things happen during this saga: a man confesses to a theft which he thinks his brother did, a lady is engaged to a gentleman much above her station, and so much more...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; victorian novel; love story
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[audio]Barnaby Rudge - Charles Dickens
LibriVox recording of Charles Dickens' "Barnaby Rudge", read by DebraLynn, proofed and produced by Karen Merline. A wayside tavern where the local men drink and gossip; an unsolved, twenty year old murder at a nearby mansion; a very talkative black raven; a London locksmith and his family; a man apparently returned from the dead; a hangman who enjoys his job way too much; an anti-Catholic lord; a large and violent mob; and the British Militia—what do all these things have in common? All have, ...
Keywords: LibraVox; audio books; Victorian novel; novel; Gordon Riots
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[audio]Can You Forgive Her? - Anthony Trollope
LibriVox recording of "Can You Forgive Her?" by Anthony Trollope, read by LibriVox volunteers "Can You Forgive Her?" is the first in a series of six Trollope novels dealing broadly with 19th Century English political scene. It introduces the reader to Plantagenet and Glencora Palliser, as they court, marry, and as Plantagenet sets out on his political career, which is carried on in the foreground or background throughout the series...
Keywords: librivox; audio book; Palliser Novels; Victorian novel; novel; fiction
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[audio]Phineas Redux - Trollope, Anthony
LibriVox recording of Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope,read by LibriVox volunteers, proofed by HeartofTexas and TriciaG, and produced by Karen Merline. Phineas Finn is the fourth in Trollope's series of six Palliser novels. At the end of Phineas Finn, the second novel in the series, Phineas had to return to Ireland to marry his childhood sweetheart, who was expecting their child. As Phineas Redux opens, Phineas is working as a Poorhouse Inspector in Ireland...
Keywords: LibriVox; audio books; Victorian novel; novel; Palliser novels
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[audio]Phineas Finn - Anthony Trollope
LibriVox recording of Phineas Finn, the Irish Member by Anthony Trollope, read by LibriVox volunteers. Phineas Finn is the sequel to "Can you Forgive Her?" and the second novel in Trollope's Palliser series. The eponymous hero is a young Irishman who becomes a member of the English parliament. Trollope aspired to become an M.P. himself, and he ably describes the workings of the English political scene...
Keywords: librivox; audio book; Palliser Novels; Victorian novel; novel; fiction
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[audio]The Moorland Cottage - Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
LibriVox recording of The Moorland Cottage by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell. Read in English by Lynne Thompson; Edmund Lilley; Gina Belmonde; mlaura; Claudia Salto; Jesse Bordwin; Tara Dow "Maggie Brown is torn between her mother who constantly tells her to live for her selfish brother (to whom she gives all her love) to her wish to marry Frank and live for herself. Maggie's plight for independence shows the change in women's role, which started to take place during that time...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; love story; Victorian novel; Sea Story; feminist fiction; family drama
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[audio]The Manchester Man - Isabella Varley Banks
LibriVox recording of The Manchester Man by Isabella Varley Banks. Read in English by Phil Benson. Jabez Clegg, the Manchester man, floats into this historical novel in 1799, carried downstream by the River Irk in flood. Jabez's rise to commercial success mirrors the rise of the city at the heart of the industrial revolution. Mrs George Linnaeus Banks (nee Isabella Varley) weaves a web of historical fact and fiction in a fast-paced story built around the rivalry between the Jabez and his nemesi...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; Victorian novel; Lancashire; English History; Manchester; industrial revolution; domestic violence
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